Alexandria, Louisiana (CNN)The men shuffle in a line across a lonely tarmac, one by one. Some men walk in sneakers without laces. Some sport navy blue prison-issue shoes. One wears work boots, still stained with paint.This may be the last time they touch US soil. The Boeing 737 beside them is bound for Guatemala City. And these men, like all passengers on ICE Air, have one-way tickets.In the past year, the United States has deported nearly 100,000 people on
Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Could Commonwealth hipsters survive in Birmingham? Speaking of public transport, conditions remain favourable for Birmingham's popularity. High-speed rail line HS2 is set to link London to the second city in a way that will kill boxset-watching time, albeit a few years after a 2022 javelin is thrown in anger. Against this backdrop, HSBC bank announced an HQ relocation from London to Birmingham, with about 1,000 jobs set to be transferred and the bank describing
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBodybuilder 'Flex' Lewis' targets Schwarzenegger record A Welsh bodybuilder has followed in the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger by winning a sixth consecutive title at Mr Olympia.James 'Flex' Lewis from Llanelli won the 212lb weight category in Las Vegas on Saturday.The 33-year-old started bodybuilding as a teenager in a bid to improve his rugby playing.But it soon turned to his sport of choice and 'Flex' is now a bodybuilding celebrity in the
In normal circumstances, it would be a routine soccer match for Spain.But the standoff between Catalonia and the government in Madrid has turned the national team's World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday evening into a stage for the divisions now dramatically splitting Spain.Barcelona defender Gerard Pique emerged as the lightning rod following his support this week for the Catalan independence referendum and a picture of him voting. Among his critics was former national teammate Alvaro Arbeloa, who said his actions
Y.A. Tittle, the strong-armed quarterback who led the New York Giants to the brink of championships in 1961, 1962 and 1963 at the back end of a 17-season Hall of Fame career, has died. He was 90.Tittle died Sunday night at Stanford Hospital near his home in Atherton, California, according to the Associated Press.In his three seasons with the Baltimore Colts, 10 with the San Francisco 49ers and four with the Giants, Tittle never won a National Football League
(CNN)Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster has quit his position after a video was released on social media showing him snorting a white powdery substance.According to the New York Daily News, Kijuana Nige posted the video to Facebook, but it has since been deleted. In the post that accompanied the video, Nige wrote that Foerster sent the video to her "professing his love."
Every day, as many as 10,000 trucks rumble through the Port of Dover, whose towering white cliffs face continental Europe across the narrowest stretch of the English Channel. Rigs loaded with French cheese, German car parts, and other European goods roll off ferries and onto British highways, while trucks hauling Scotch whisky and Welsh lamb bound for the Continent glide through passport checks in two minutes on average. Traffic through the facility amounts to almost a fifth of all the U.K.’s trade in goods,
About a decade ago, when Eric Castien was writing a history of Real Madrid soccer stars, he asked scouts and coaches what defined the greats. “They all pointed to their head and said, ‘It’s in between the ears, something complex, maybe even magic,’ ” the Dutch journalist and entrepreneur recalls. Could they be more specific? Not really.Castien went looking. In 2012 he met Ilja Sligte, an assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam and a rising star in cognitive neuroscience.
Ah, it's that time of year again. The sun sets on September and rises on October, the leaves start to turn, and a crisp chill fills the air. The "boys of summer" turn into ravenous, championship-hungry wolves prowling the base paths for a chance at glor—sorry, my mistake. You're not here for bad sports soliloquies, you're here for THICKY-THICC MAN ASS. Baseball can be a boring sport, way slower than, say, basketball. But it's also the most sexual—an entire
There's no denying the innumerable benefits of exercise to your mental and physical health. Sometimes, though, making time for the gym when you've got three projects to finish by Friday and a whole season of to catch up on isn't top priority. Even the nicest gyms can't quite offer the comforts of home, and no matter how many eucalyptus-scented towels there are, at some point, you realize you're spending too much time and too much money just to lift things up
How to Convert Your visitors into Customers using Speakable Pages and SpeakEz Did you know that 84% of your website visitors never read your entire page? It’s perfectly understandable if you consider that most of us are used to those short 140-character messages that show up on our phone and we can read in a couple seconds. People are just too busy these days traveling in their car to drop of the kids, go to work, or work out